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Beyond Bubba: The Life & Times of an Entrpreneur

“From computers to energy to even my love: restaurants . . . Sam’s journey reminds us that the American Dream is alive and well.” —Kimbal Musk, founder and owner of The Kitchen Restaurant Group

Known throughout his childhood as “Bubba,” Sam Wyly’s story is one of evolution, connection, and unrelenting optimism. Born in rural Louisiana, Sam’s humble beginnings may have made him seem an unlikely candidate to become one of the preeminent entrepreneurs of the last century, but his accomplishments speak for themselves. Told with candor and humor, primarily through the lens of his business endeavors, Sam’s story tracks a lifetime of growth and betterment, as he consistently utilizes what may seem like limitations to his advantage.

“I cannot think of a proper way to salute Sam Wyly. He has accomplished a great deal, and his success has always been accomplished with honor and integrity.” —George H. W. Bush

“Sam is certainly an amazing visionary, a successful entrepreneur and definitely lives the American dream.” —Michael Rouleau, former CEO and president of Michaels Stores

“Sam Wyly has been an extraordinary visionary for the long term.” —John Mackey, founder of Whole Foods

“Spanning four decades and remarkably diverse industries, the career of Sam Wyly—a true original—shows what good ideas, strong will and access to capital can accomplish.” —Michael Milken, chairman of The Milken Institute

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Why is Dallas the fastest growing city in America? Find the answers in Dallas Got It Right! by Sam Wyly, Laurie Matthews and Andrew Wyly.

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The Immigrant Spirit: How Newcomers Enrich America will inform and surprise readers about the many contributions immigrants have made, and will continue to make, to the greatest of all dreams, the American Dream.

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Texas Got It Right! provides an entertaining, educational, and inspiring road map to help get the rest of our great country on the same path to success that Texas continues to chart.  This full-color, richly illustrated book offers a dynamic and incisive guide to what makes Texas tick. 

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Written by Dennis Hamiltion and published in 2011 by Melcher Media, Beyond Tallulah is the illustrated biography of Sam Wyly, the most versatile big-company entrepreneur in American history.  It tells one of the most compelling untold business stories of our time. In Beyond Tallulah, we watch Wyly journey from small-town high school football in the South to IBM in its Information Age heyday, from the takeover wars of the 1980s to adventures in big-scale national retailing, from the Alaska pipeline to a new generation of clean energy. Wyly’s life promises to fascinate and inspire readers, while also serving as a blueprint for aspiring entrepreneurs.

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“My work is to create companies and build them,” writes Sam Wyly in this candid, engrossing memoir, which reveals how he established and expanded companies on the leading edge of advancements in technology, energy, retail, and investments over the last forty-five years. Wyly shares the process, relationships, struggles, and strategies that have made him one of the most compelling modern American entrepreneurs.

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Available Now! Go to Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Also available in an audio book version.